WAYNE, W.Va. — A Wayne man was charged in the death of his step-grandmother, state police said.

Police arrested 23-year-old Kevin Christenson on Thursday, a day after he allegedly attacked Ruth Ann Adkins, 59, at the Valley Health Services mental health facility in Wayne during a visit.

Adkins reportedly returned to her home in Dunlow but began feeling poorly and died Wednesday night.

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  • Hillbilly

    She probably wouldn't / couldn't give him any money for drugs...

    • Parsons

      He is mentally I'll I'm sorry for the family lost but he didn't know wrong he wasn't on his meds.

  • northforkfisher

    Talk about a set of balls, to beat someone in a mental health facility is just plain crazy.

    • Darren

      If I'm reading it correctly, the victim was visiting the perpetrator! WOW